By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:13/11/2019
MAZAR-I-SAHRIF (Pajhwok): Protesting observers of the Stability and Partnership team led by Dr. Abdullah on Wednesday closed the provincial office of the Independent Election Commission in northern Balkh province.... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:15/09/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Some civil society activists in northern Balkh province on Sunday said voter turnout in this month’s presidential elections would be weak in the province if the security situation... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:14/09/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in northern Balkh say 33 out of total 315 polling sites in the province would be shut on the Election Day. IEC head for Balkh Moham... Read More

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Governor of northern Balkh province Atta Mohammad Noor on Wednesday questioned the nomination of Masoom Stanikzai, a cabinet pick for defence ministry, and termed the decision “a historical mistake.”
In his message on social media, he alleged Stanikzai was the murderer of Ustad Burhanuddin Rabani, former head of the High Peace Council (HPC). Also, Munir Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed views expressed by Noor who is also the executive director of Jamiat-i-Islami political party.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The head of provincial council for northern Balkh province on Tuesday said local governance in the province was faced with problems but efforts were on to introduce substantial reforms.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Mohammad Ibrahim Khairandish accused the education and public health departments of negligence and blamed security organs for interfering in some legal issues.
He said that around 300 persons visit the provincial council in connection of their cases daily.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Sheikh Saud Altanin, Saudi Arabia deputy work and labor affairs minister, held a meeting with acting governor of northern Balkh province, and they exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.
Also, Saudi Arabia Special Envoy Ustad Khalid was also present in the meeting. Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh, thanked his guests for their country’s all out support for Afghanistan.

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By: Ahmad Jawe... , Date:15/09/2019

Insecurity to keep voter turnout low in Balkh

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Violations

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Abdullah team’s observers shut IEC office in Balkh

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Provincial Council

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Interviews

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